Platform Reliability Engineer

Amsterdam

This is Adyen

We took an unobvious approach to starting a payments company, building a platform from scratch. Today, we're the payments platform of choice for the world's brightest companies. Our unobvious approach is a product of our diverse perspectives. This diversity, of backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives, is essential in helping us maintain our momentum. Our business challenges are unique, we need as many different voices as possible to join us in solving them - voices like yours. So no matter where you’re from, who you love, or what you believe in, we welcome you to be your true self at Adyen.

 

Platform Reliability Engineering

We provide our merchants with a single platform, capable of meeting the rapidly evolving needs of today's fast-growing global businesses. To meet  our merchants’ high expectations on platform availability and reliability, Adyen has adopted and embedded principles from the Site Reliability Engineering discipline, offering an environment whereby intellectual curiosity, problem solving and openness are key drivers for success.

As a Platform Reliability Engineer you will combine software and systems engineering to build and run large-scale, distributed, fault-tolerant systems. You will focus on optimizing critical internal, and external systems, as well as on reducing work through automation.

 

What you’ll do

  • You will work on automating operations, including infrastructure changes and releases by enhancing our existing Ansible and Puppet-based solution.
  • You will help designing, analyzing, monitoring, and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems.
  • Sustainably scale systems through mechanisms like automation, and evolve these systems by pushing for changes that improve reliability.

 

Who you are

  • Experience: You have a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience.
  • Technology: You have a solid understanding of Infrastructure as Code, as well as Unix/Linux operating systems
  • Skills: Able to identify and drive improvements to make the system more fault-tolerant and better scalable, and work together cross-functionally to implement those improvements.
  • Knowledge: You can practice sustainable incident response handling, and blameless postmortems, and have the ability and desire to debug, and optimize code, and automate routine tasks.
  • Mentality: You are a collaborative team-player who is open to feedback. Able to work in a 24/7 environment, make quick informed decisions, take ownership, and handle pressure.

 

Who we are

Adyen is the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, providing a modern end-to-end infrastructure connecting directly to Visa, Mastercard, and consumers' globally preferred payment methods. Adyen delivers frictionless payments across online, mobile, and in-store channels. With offices across the world, Adyen serves customers including Facebook, Uber, Spotify, Casper, Bonobos and L'Oreal.

 

Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion commitments

Our unobvious approach is a product of our diverse perspectives. This diversity of backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives is essential in helping us maintain our momentum. Our business and technical challenges are unique, we need as many different voices as possible to join us in solving them - voices like yours. So no matter where you’re from, who you love, or what you believe in, we welcome you to be your true self at Adyen. 

Studies show that women and members of underrepresented communities apply for jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. Even if you don’t meet 100% of the criteria then Adyen encourages you to reconsider and apply. We look forward to your application.

 

What’s next?

Ensuring a smooth and enjoyable candidate experience is critical for us. We aim to get back to you regarding your application within 3 business days. Our interview process tends to take between 3 or 4 weeks to complete. Don’t be afraid to let us know if you need more flexibility.

 

 


The Adyen Formula

How we work together is guided by the Adyen Formula. These eight principles are not constant – but constantly evolving to keep pace with our merchants, our business and the growth of the team.

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Since building our platform from scratch, our engineers have continuously been reshaping the payments landscape. We’re looking for people who can see the bigger picture and work towards it from inception to implementation.

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